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Report: Tesla Among the Least Reliable Vehicles

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Nov. 19, 2021—-Vehicles from Tesla and electric sport utilities from rival brands are among the least reliable models sold in the United States, Reuters reported.

Based on a report from Consumer Reports, a nonprofit organization that evaluates products and services, Tesla ranked 27th out of 28 brands, just ahead of Lincoln. 

"Electric SUVs as a vehicle category is the absolute bottom in terms of reliability," Consumer Reports director of vehicle testing Jake Fisher said Thursday during a presentation to the Detroit Automotive Press Association.

"Electric SUVs as a vehicle category is the absolute bottom in terms of reliability," Consumer Reports director of vehicle testing Jake Fisher said Thursday during a presentation to the Detroit Automotive Press Association.

The top-ranked brand overall in the survey was Lexus, and eight of the ten top-scoring brands were Japanese.

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